President's Sustainability Committee

The President's Sustainability Committee was initiated in fall 2016 to build capacity for sustainability initiatives and achievements at Brookhaven College. Membership consists of Brookhaven students and employees, plus community members.

Purpose

To develop, assess and continually improve college efforts to:

  • Institutionalize sustainability practices in alignment with Board and college strategic priorities;
  • Achieve carbon neutrality, zero waste and positive water balance;
  • Collaborate with community to raise awareness of sustainability and support planning to achieve a desirable future for all; and
  • Teach sustainability.

Ideas and Action

The committee meets regularly to prioritize objectives and report on work by four Action Teams:

  • Facilities and operations;
  • Academics;
  • Transportation and engagement; and
  • Finance.

A report of actions and goals for 2017-2018 can be found here.